On stage


“The Whole Megillah: Uncut 2.” Purim sketch comedy with Killing My Lobster, directed by Dan Wolf. Through March 10. At the Jewish Theatre, San Francisco, 470 Florida St., S.F. Times vary. $10-$20. www.jccsf.org.

“Merchants.” Contemporary drama about a Jewish family during a recession. At Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy St., S.F. 8 p.m. $10-$20. Also March 3 and 8. www.theexit.org.


“Dice.” One-man comedic show by Charlie Varon about an elderly San Franciscan who refuses to buy a cellphone. At Congregation Ner Tamid, 1250 Quintara St., S.F. 6:30 p.m. $25. Advance tickets required. RSVP to (415) 242-9992. www.nertamidsf.org.


“What If?” Jewish Circle Productions presents children’s play with a touch of Hebrew about a fantastic journey. At Live Oak Theater, 1301 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. $15-$17. www.jewishcircleproductions.com.


“When Nietzsche Wept.” FoolsFURY staged reading based on Irvin Yalom novel, followed by Yalom and Michael Krasny in conversation. At Congregation Kol Shofar, 215 Blackfield Drive, Tiburon. 7:30 p.m. $12-$18. Advance tickets required. www.kolshofar.org.

“Becoming Grace.” Solo performance by Jewish Theatre founder Naomi Newman, portraying the life of writer Grace Paley. At the Jewish Theatre, San Francisco, 470 Florida St., S.F. 8 p.m. $10-$25. Also March 15-25, times vary. www.tjt-sf.org.